I think I finally figured out why 'Green Gem' boxwood is so popular. This spindly little dwarf cultivar is the number one seller in the greater NYC area. The answer is in Dyker Heights in Southwest Brooklyn. One of many Brooklyn neighborhoods Jay Z doesn't rap about. The houses are monsters. The yards are, well, come on, there ARE yards! In fact this yard was so big they landscaped a portion into a message for Aliens. As the owner explained ...'This symbol encourages them to don't even stop for gas, keep flying.'